Ludovic Giuly, in an image of archive during a gala of the UEFA


Giuly praises Xavi's work and warns PSG about the Barça hierarchy

Published:6/04/2024 - 20:49h

Updated:7/04/2024 - 11:18h

The Frenchman Ludovic Giuly, former player of FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, praised the work of Xavi Hernández when analyzing the preview of the Champions League match between the Catalans and the Parisians. For Giuly, the man from Egarense is an example of professionalism

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Ludovic Giuly No escatimó in praises to Xavi Hernández in the previous of Paris Saint-Germain-FC Barcelona by the gone of the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League. The ex French player, winner of the 'orejona' in 2006 with the culés, also dressed the T-shirt of the PSG and, in an interview for the means of the Barcelona group, explained why considers to the egarense like a big technician.

"I see it like a very organised trainer, very professional. Xavi like player was incredible and knows how it is necessary to work and treat with the footballer. The talent it is necessary to work it and he is a trainer that wants to more to each moment. It loves the football, master to the Barça, feels it. Always it has had a lot of affection with me and is a big person", argued the today second trainer of the Olympique of Lyon.

For Giuly, the Barça has to do cost his hierarchy in Champions

In this sense, Giuly avoided 'wet' on a favourite to advance to the 'semis' of Champions, although it left clear his preference by the culés. "Perhaps the Barça, like club, has more experience in this type of parties, but do not see a big difference for this eliminatory. The cracks go to mark the difference", explained the one of Lyon, the one who also referred to the work of Luis Enrique in the conjoint Frenchman.

On the other hand, the ex footballer of the Barça and Paris signalled the weak point of the Frenchmen in Europe. "In his league win easy because the half level is not to the level of England or Spain. The subject is that it has changed everything with the arrival of Luis Enrique and his idea of game and of management. In Champions has to change the mentality. It is necessary to see if his cracks mark the difference".

The fault of an eleven consolidated can happen bill to Paris

In this regard, it valued the work of 'Struggle' and how has managed the absences of Neymar and Leo Messi. "Has competition in all the positions. It has not taken out the same alignment in three parties followed, practically. There are not 11 players, are 20 and can play all", detailed the one of Lyon. Certainly, with exception of Kylian Mbappé and two or three players more, the Asturian is used to rotar a lot in his alignments.

However, it added: "This is well and badly. For the league is well, but for the Champions it is necessary to have players that connect well between them and this is missing him a bit. The management of group is phenomenal, but afterwards is missing to see as they surrender in two so demanding parties and almost followed", puntualizó Giuly. The Wednesday, in the Park of the Princes, will be the first duel of an eliminatory that promises to be very couple from beginning to end.

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